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Council Approves Zoning Changes, New Police K9 Will be a Pit Bull

Council Approves Zoning Changes, New Police K9 Will be a Pit Bull

  The Lamar City Council covered a lot of territory during their May 14th meeting this past Monday. In a related article highlighted in The Prowers Journal, the council approved an ordinance on first reading for a Power Purchase Agreement between the City and Tri-State G & T and terminating the Power Supply Agreement with […]

Lamar Police Arrest Two on 2nd Degree Kidnapping & Aggravated Robbery

Lamar Police Arrest Two on 2nd Degree Kidnapping & Aggravated Robbery

  On Tuesday, February 6, 2018, officers of the Lamar Police Department observed Devanta Kemp and Jerriesh Nelson inside of a business in the 100 block of East Beech Street. Officers knew from previous contacts with the Denver Police Department both parties had active arrest warrants. Both parties were arrested without incident on the outstanding […]

Collision Flips Car on North Main Street

Collision Flips Car on North Main Street

A mid-sized car, apparently driven by an elderly woman, struck a parked pickup on North Main Street near the intersection of Maple and Main, near the NAPA Store this morning, May 12th. The southbound vehicle flipped and came to rest on its roof. “We don’t know if she used her seatbelt because she was unbuckled […]

Guerra in Lamar Drug Arrest

Guerra in Lamar Drug Arrest

On Friday, April 14, 2017 officers from the Lamar Police Department contacted Rene Guerra, 26, of Lamar, in the 200 block of North 6th Street. During the contact officers located approximately 29.6 grams of methamphetamine in Mr. Guerra’s possession. After further investigation, officers obtained an arrest warrant for Mr. Guerra. On April 26, 2017 officers […]

Esparza Arrested in Lamar Drug Bust

Esparza Arrested in Lamar Drug Bust

Officers of the Lamar Police Department executed a search warrant on a residence in the 300 block of North 8th Street in Lamar, CO. Victoria Esparza, 28 of Lamar, was arrested on charges of distribution of heroin and possession of heroin and methamphetamine. Ms. Esparza is being held on a $75,000 bond.  All Suspects are […]

LPD Makes Arrest Following Three Month Investigation

LPD Makes Arrest Following Three Month Investigation

  January 3, 2017 After three months of investigation the Lamar Police Department arrested Christopher M. Manley, 36, on 8 counts of Identity Theft, 8 counts of Criminal Impersonation, 1 count of Possession of Financial Transaction Device, and Possession of Identification Documents. Agencies with reports of victims associated with this case extend from California to […]

Repairs for Municipal Pool Approved

Repairs for Municipal Pool Approved

The Lamar City Council approved funds and awarded a bid to resurface the Lamar Swimming Pool. Rick Akers, Lamar Parks and Rec Director, told the council one bid was received from M & M Pool Specialists from Poncha Springs.  Akers presented a breakdown of costs associated with improvement options over a two year span. It […]

Drug Take Back Set for October 22 at LPD

Drug Take Back Set for October 22 at LPD

  Media Release – October 18, 2016 The Lamar Police Department will be participating in the National Drug Take-Back Initiative in cooperation with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration on October 22, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The program is designed for people with unwanted and unused prescription drugs to safely dispose of those […]

Great Turnout for National Night Out

Great Turnout for National Night Out

Instead of just a singular National Night Out or Chamber Ice Cream Social, several organizations combined their summer evening events into one big gathering at Willow Creek Park on Tuesday, August 2nd. Scores of people lined up along Rotary Way for their free grilled hamburgers, and although the advertising was for free burgers for the […]

Rewards Can Arrive on Two Wheels

Rewards Can Arrive on Two Wheels

Several youngsters were seen riding bikes along South Main Street in Lamar a few days ago. They probably had smiles on their faces.  They were riding brand new bikes that they had just put together for themselves earlier that afternoon. “These are Debrosa bikes, valued at around $450 each for the BMX type and they […]

Two Suspects Arrested in Drug Possession and Theft Case

Two Suspects Arrested in Drug Possession and Theft Case

  Media Release On June 26, 2016, officers of the Lamar Police Department received a call in the 400 block of East College Road concerning a residential burglary. Officer performed a thorough investigation at the scene and identified two suspects in the case. Officers and Detectives served a search warrant at a residence in the […]